Ryder System Warehouse Associate - Maintenance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:


Responsible for ensuring that the facility is well-kept and equipment works properly to meet safety standards.

  • Complete maintenance requests

  • Perform equipment repairs and PMs

  • Manage consumables such as soap, paper towels, paper plates, cups, light bulbs, salt

  • Get bids for maintenance work performed by outside vendors

  • Contact vendors for garbage, recycling and scrap pallets

  • Erect and take down shelving and pallet racking

  • Follow lockout/tag out process when working on any equipment

  • Ensure vendors follow the hot work process when performing any welding, etc.

  • Ensure vendors follow the red tag process when performing any work on sprinkler system

  • Maintain eye wash stations

  • Monthly rack inspections

  • Monthly fire extinguisher inspections

  • Weekly sprinkler system riser pressure checks

  • Maintain air compressors

  • Check emergency lights monthly

  • Spread salt by building entrances in winter

  • Assist with unloading materials, when needed

  • Empty garbage cans, when needed

  • Keep building clean

  • Must be able to work on ladders and elevated platforms

  • Must be able to drive a forklift, scissor lift and floor scrubber


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Six months of related warehouse experience required (one year experience preferred)

  • Ability to read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted

  • Ability to input data into several WMS computer systems

  • Ability to learn to operate powered industrial truck(s), such as: stand-up and sit-down forklifts, cherry pickers, pallet jacks, etc, including how to operate and maintain (change battery, recognize common mechanical issues)

  • May be required to operate manual and/or automated other warehouse/manufacturing equipment (such as a packaging line)

  • Works overtime as assigned.


  • Perform the assigned tasks as described in the location's policies and procedures standards to include handling of materials within associated logical transactions

  • Package, kit and/or assemble orders and materials

  • Perform material moves with associated physical/logical transactions as required

  • Participate in workgroup and other team activities for the purpose of self improvement and improving warehouse operations and related business functions

  • Load and unload inbound/outbound trailers

  • Ensure all scanning is completed correctly

  • Help train dock employees on new procedures

  • Ensure facility is secure at end of shift; investigate/resolve scanning issues and housekeeping

  • Perform picking and packing duties

  • Check for evidence of product or container damage

  • Performs housekeeping duties for assigned area

  • May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition 2017-40966

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee

Posted Date 5/12/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 5001